Cartholic school champs
(Community Sports ~ 12/15/16)
The St. Eustachius Catholic School Warriors participated in the Southern Christian Youth League Tournament on December 3, 2016. St. Eustachius Warriors won First place in the tournament and they also went undefeated in the regular season.
Fire destroys Lilbourn cotton gin
(Community News ~ 12/15/16)
(Lilbourn, Mo.) - The office of the old Nesselrodt-Campbell Gin Company was destroyed Wednesday night. The Lilbourn Volunteer Fire Department responded to the fire at 9:45. The business is located on the south end of Lilbourn's Main Street, which is also State Highway D. or Third Street of the City...
Bader Farms vs. Monsanto, both sides make their case
(Local News ~ 12/15/16)
Representatives from both sides of the lawsuit pitting Missouri’s largest peach grower against the world’s largest seed company are making their case to the public. In the lawsuit served Tuesday afternoon, Campbell’s Bader Farms and its owner, Bill Bader, accuse Monsanto of knowingly marketing its Xtend cotton and soybean seeds without an accompanying safe herbicide. ...
Gates garners postseason recognition
(High School Sports ~ 12/15/16)
The 2016 Missouri Football Coaches Association all-state team featured several local players from the area. Hayti senior wide receiver Dayon Moore (6-1, 200) and sophomore defensive end Ivory Winters (6-1, 195) was named to the Class 1 first team. Hayti senior quarterback Allen Mills (5-10, 180) and Portageville junior wide receiver Hunter Gates were third team selections...
"For unto Us is Born"
(Column ~ 12/15/16)
It was around the year was 730 BC when the prophet Isaiah spoke and wrote as he wandered through ancient Israel. At that time the nation was struggling for its very survival. The northernmost provinces had fallen captive to the powerful Assyrians, and there was no sign that any of the smaller states could withstand their advances. ...